Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment

Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment

Australia 31 May 2021
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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Deadline
31 May 2021
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Opportunity type
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Opportunity funding
Full funding
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Eligible Region
All Regions

Description

The Ecological Society of Australia has teamed up with the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment to invite applications for post-graduate student research support in ecology, wildlife management and natural history studies. 

Grants of up to $7,500 will be awarded for the purchase of equipment,  supplies, travel to study areas and conferences  to  assist students  going  into  the  field and  publishing  their  results.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for award if they are:

  • Preference will be given to students at an early stage of a Doctoral program. Masters and Honours projects will normally not be supported.
  • For post-graduate student research support in ecology, wildlife management and natural history studies.
  • Eligibility  is limited to Universities in Australia. Grants are not available to individuals but are made only to organisations to which gifts are deductible under Section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth).

How to apply

Please download the application form and submit the completed form online with the requested documents, including the institutional authorization.

It is important that you refer to the guidelines to ensure that your application will be eligible and that your research project will fit within the scope of the Endowment.

Applicants must submit a completed application form by Round 1: 1-31 May (11:59pm) or Round 2: 1-30 November (11:59pm).

Selection criteria

The Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment invites applications for post-graduate student research support in three general areas are especially encouraged:

  1. Field work on Australian native plants and animals to gain understanding of ecological interactions, population dynamics, animal behaviour, and species distribution
  2. Conservation biology and biodiversity studies relating to the management of protected areas and rare or threatened species in Australia
  3. Wildlife management relating to sport hunting, harvesting, pest control, management  of non-game animals, and effect of land management on native species.

Preference will be given to students at an early stage of a Doctoral program.

Scholarship value : $7,500 per annum, $22,500 in total

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